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As a service to our members and other affiliated bar associations and organizations, the CWBA posts other community and law-related events.  To request your event to be posted on our website, please send the pertinent information including event date, time, place and costs to the CWBA at execdir@cwba.org.  The list of CWBA events may be found on our Events Calendar.

Volunteer opportunities are available for the Arapahoe County pro se family law clinic.  This clinic is a lot of fun and is great volunteer opportunity that counts toward pro bono hours.  Open every Friday, 8:30 a.m. to Noon. To sign up to volunteer or if you have any questions about this clinic, contact Alisha Taibo at (303) 572-4217.

Induction Gala-Reception, Dinner, & Ceremony
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   -    5:30 pm - 9 pm


2018 Induction Class
Leslie Foster | Gerie Grimes | Susan Helms
Dorothy Horrell | Fay Matsukage | Gail Schoettler
Mae Boettcher | Ellis Meredith
Doreen Pollack | Amache Prowers 


Celebrate Amazing!
Induction Gala
Reception, Dinner, & Ceremony
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
5:30 pm - 9 pm (Business Attire)
seating for dinner at 6:15 pm
dinner served at 6:30 pm
formal program begins at 7:00pm

Denver Hilton City Center
1701 California St
Denver, CO 80202

buy tickets
$175 per person
$75 student tickets

Mistress of Ceremonies - Anne Trujillo
Honorary Chair - Hon. Christine Arguello

Parking information:
hotel offers a la carte valet parking
street parking and parking lots available nearby
RTD offers several options

March 30, 2018:  University of Denver 2018 Water Law Review Symposium

Join the University of Denver Sturm College of Law for the 11th annual Water Law Review Symposium. The 2018 Symposium will explore how underserved communities use water law individually and collectively with others to empower themselves to achieve equitable water governance.

What: 2018 Water Law Review Symposium "Forging Sovereignty, Self Determination, and Solidarity through Water Law"
When: Friday, March 30, 2018
Time: Registration:  7:30 a.m.
Symposium:  8:30 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Reception:  5:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m. 
Where: University of Denver Sturm College of Law
2255 E. Evans Ave., Denver, CO 80208 (map
Cost: Practicing Attorney: $75
Government/Non-Profit Attorney: $50
General Public (NO CLE credit): $25
All Students: FREE

CLE: CLE Credits: 7 General, 1 Ethics (pending)

Please visit the symposium website or email Lindsey Ratcliff for more information. 

April 19, 2018:  IAALS 11th Annual Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner

IAALS' 11th Annual Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner 
Honoring the Conference of Chief Justices 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 

6:00 pm ~ Cocktails 
7:00 pm ~ Dinner 

The Cable Center 
2000 Buchtel Blvd. 
Denver, CO 80210

Each year, IAALS recognizes individuals and groups who exemplify the spirit of innovation and leadership that we champion as we work toward building a legal system that is accessible, fair, reliable, efficient, and accountable. 

Please save the date. Invitations coming soon. 

For more information, please contact:
Amy Downing, Events Manager: amy.downing@du.edu

The 2018 Faculty of Federal Advocates Bench-Bar Roundtable
-Friday, April 20, 2018


The Faculty of Federal Advocates is pleased to announce the 2018 Federal District Court Bench-Bar Roundtable.

This program offers offers a unique opportunity to engage in a series of roundtable discussions between Federal District and Magistrate Judges, Deputy Clerks, and federal court practitioners. Attending practitioners and federal officers will be able to discuss relevant pre-trial and trial issues.

Participating Federal Judges: 

Honorable Marcia S. Krieger, Chief
Honorable Philip A. Brimmer
Honorable Christine M. Arguello
Honorable R. Brooke Jackson
Honorable Michael J. Watanabe
Honorable Craig B. Shaffer
Honorable Michael E. Hegarty
Honorable Nina Y. Wang
Honorable Scott T. Varholak
Honorable Gordon P. Gallagher


  • More Moving Motions: Effective Written Advocacy
  • New Federal Rules of Evidence 902(13) and 902(14): Authentication of ESI without a Live Witness
  • When They Go Low: Sanctions and Professionalism
  • Attorney-Client Privilege and The Work Product Doctrine: Challenges in a Technological Age
  • Daubert: Discussion with a Gatekeeper
  • Legal Writing: Pet Peeves and Cheap Tricks
  • The Top Ten Damaging Mistakes by Lawyers in Federal Court
  • How to Avoid Embarrassment and Look Good in Trial: Advice from Deputy Clerks
  • What Judges Wish Lawyers Knew and What Lawyers Wish Judges Knew
  • Mastering the Motion: Effective Summary Judgement Briefing

The 2018 Faculty of Federal Advocates Bench-Bar Roundtable
-Friday, April 20, 2018

1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Registration
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Program
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Cash Bar Reception

The Magnolia Ballroom, 17th Street & Stout Street, Downtown Denver

1 Ethics/3 General Colorado CLE Credits Approved.

Light refreshments will be served. $16.00 discount event-day valet parking will be available through the Hotel Magnolia. The Ballroom is located across the street from the Magnolia Hotel.


*$120.00 2018 FFA Members
*$120.00 Government/Nonprofit Attorneys
*$150.00 Non-Members
*$100.00 Recent attorneys who have passed their first bar in any jurisdiction since 1/14

*A limited number of free registrations for law students and court clerks are available. If this option is not available on the pull-down menu, these spots have been filled and a waitlist option will be available.

Please note that refunds will not be issued after 72 hours before this event.

This event sells out quickly, so register soon!

Questions? Email Mandi Hoffman at AHoffman@FacultyFederalAdvocates.org

April 21, 2018:  Denver Bar Association 2018 Barristers Benefit Ball

Casino Royale benefiting Metro Volunteer Lawyers
EXDO Event Center, 1399 35th St, Denver
6 p.m. Cocktail Reception
8 p.m. Dinner & Dancing 

Buy tickets online at DenBar.org.

April 26-28: 2018 ABA Mountain West Regional Summit 

The 2018 ABA Mountain West Regional Summit is being held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on April 26-28, 2018. The Summit is being organized by Wyoming Young Lawyer's Section of the Wyoming State Bar but is open to attorneys of all experience levels. 

The Summit has 13 CLE Credits available, including ethics credits. Programming will address law practice and deposition skills for young lawyers, client intake strategies, how to start your own law firm, mental health and wellness, an overview of tribal law, and in-depth discussion of National Park law. Programming will also include networking events and an introduction to ABA

YLD leadership and affiliates for law students. Excursion activities include a hike on the beautiful Spring Creek property.

Notable speakers include ABA President-Elect Robert Carlson, Yellowstone National Park U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Carman, and former Wyoming Attorney General Gay Woodhouse.

Registration is $100 per person for Colorado attorneys. There are also discounted hotel rooms available. For hotel reservations, call 1(800) 443-6139 and reference “Young Lawyer's Conference” to receive the group rate of $135 per night.

For more information, or to register, email Holli Welch at holli@wrnlawfirm.com

April 27, 2018 - Asian Pacific American Bar Association Awards Banquet
5:30 pm, Kings Land Restaurant

Online registration is available for the banquet. Please visit www.apaba-colorado.org/annual-banquet to buy your table sponsorship or individual ticket today!

PLATINUM TABLE - Early bird table(s) at $1,500: Table(s) at $1,750: Includes preferred seating for 10, wine and a partial ad in the program. Early bird pricing valid prior to March 30, 2018.

CORPORATE TABLE - Early bird table(s) at $1,250: Table(s) at $1,500: Includes preferred seating for 10, recognition in the program. Early bird pricing valid prior to March 30, 2018.

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS - Ticket(s) at $75.

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS - Government & non-profit employees: Ticket(s) at $60.

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